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Old 02-28-2009, 01:26 PM
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7.3 no start after running out of diesel

Hi i ran the truck out of diesel and even after filling the tank and the filter up it still does nothing. What should i do?
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:27 PM
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how long did you crank it? whats your voltage.
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:49 PM
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Ive cranked for ever and it runs great on starting fluid but when you stop spraying it it never picks up diesel and runs on its own.
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check the fuel bowl and see if it even has fuel in it
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:52 PM
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thats what i filled up.
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well the only thing I can think is that you still have some air in your lines some where
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:55 PM
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is there any bleeders on the lines
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Look in the fuel bowl again and see if that fuel has gone. May have used it and lines may be full of air.
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Old 02-28-2009, 01:59 PM
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ok so do i just keep filling the bowl up
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Keep cycling the key
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